Record Store Day is Saturday, April 16, and we have some special goodies to add to the celebration!
WILD FLAG - "Future Crimes" b/w "Glass Tambourine" 7-inch
The hotly anticipated debut release from the new musical partnership between Carrie Brownstein, Mary Timony, Janet Weiss and Rebecca Cole will be released exclusively in 7-inch form on Record Store Day! Produced by Spoon's Britt Daniel, these tracks have already become viral hits through widely circulated videos taken during the band's recent tour dates. Maybe this 7-inch will answer the question posed by WILD FLAG: What do you get when you cross a hamburger with a hot dog?
Listen to "Glass Tambourine" now at NPR Music!
Superchunk - Here's Where the Strings Come In CD/LP reissue
Out of print for years, Here's Where the Strings Come In has been remastered by Jason Ward at Chicago Mastering Company from the original 1/2″ reels, and will be available for the first time on 180 gram vinyl (with download coupon), and on CD newly packaged in LP-style cardboard sleeves. The heavy-duty vinyl jackets were re-printed at the original printing plant, Stoughton Printing Co, from the 1995 release. Both formats will also come with a download of exclusive bonus materials from the Superchunk vaults.
Caribou - Swim (Remixes) 12-inch
Originally released as a digital-only companion to Caribou's acclaimed 2010 release Swim, the Swim (Remixes) double A-side 12-inch features "Leave House (Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix)" b/w "Jamelia (Gold Panda Remix)" as well as a code to download the entire 14-track release. Limited to 1000 and packaged in a European-style black sleeve, this 12-inch is a must for DJs and Caribou fans alike!
Polvo - Celebrate the New Dark Age 12-inch - Autographed by original line-up!
Originally released in 2008, this re-issue of Polvo's guitar-twisting seven-song EP on limited-edition 180-gram vinyl is a Merge hallmark. Complete with great sleeve design by Independent Project Press, and a free download coupon. Exclusively for Record Store Day, a limited number of this vinyl EP have been autographed by the original 1994 Polvo line-up!
Superchunk / Coliseum - "Horror Business" b/w "Bullet" split 7-inch
Merge Records and Temporary Residence Limited have partnered to co-release “Horror Business” b/w “Bullet,” a limited-edition 7-inch of Misfits covers from Superchunk and Coliseum for April 16 – Record Store Day. Limited to 1,500 copies and available exclusively in record stores, the 7-inch cover was designed by Coliseum singer/guitarist Ryan Patterson, with a nod to the artwork from the Misfits’ Three Hits From Hell single. The 7-inch will be issued on three different colors of vinyl: Yellow w/ Black Splatter; Magenta w/ Black Splatter; and standard Black (500 copies of each).